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Oregon Sheriff Refuses to Enforce Federal Gun Ban

Continuing a growing trend in nullification of unconstitutional actions by the federal government, the Sheriff of Linn County, Oregon, has sent a letter to Vice President Biden saying he will refuse to enforce federal regulations “offending the constitutional rights of [his] citizens.” But even more astounding — and commendable — in this age of wimpy …

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Analysis of White House Response to Secession Petitions

by Mudrostovitsch, Texas Secede! As we’ve previously pointed out, petitioning the White House for ‘permission’ to secede is a silly way of asserting the right to self-government, but it’s at least an interesting way to see where popular sentiment is heading. And the recent flurry of petitions does seem to reveal that sentiment to be …

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Texas Threatens to Jail Fed Officials Trying to Enforce New Gun Bans

by Jim Forsyth, WOAI Local News Measure would make any federal firearms legislation passed by Congress or approved by Presidential executive order unenforceable in Texas. A Texas lawmaker says he plans to file the Firearms Protection Act, which would make any federal laws that may be passed by Congress or imposed by Presidential order which …

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Executive Orders to Circumvent Political Difficulty of Legislation

by Reid J. Epstein, Politico The White House has identified 19 executive actions for President Barack Obama to move unilaterally on gun control, Vice President Joe Biden told a group of House Democrats on Monday, the administration’s first definitive statements about its response to last month’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Later this …

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